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Personal Injury Attorneys in Middletown

Fighting for Victims of Negligence throughout Rhode Island

Attorney Robert T. Karns founded the Karns Law Group, now Karns & Kerrison, in 1974 and opened the Middletown location in 1975. Today, nearly 40 years later, the five attorneys at the firm continue to work toward Robert’s original goal of providing a voice to victims of negligence in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Whether you suffered injuries in a car accident, need assistance with a workers' compensation claim, or need to appeal a Social Security Disability decision, you can turn to Karns & Kerrison.

Schedule a free, no-obligation consultation when you call (888) 281-3100 or contact us online.

Handling All Types of Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Cases

At Karns & Kerrison, we focus our practice on helping victims of severe personal injury. We have earned recognition and acclaim for our work on catastrophic injury cases, including those involving traumatic brain injury.

With more than 85 years of legal experience, our personal injury attorneys in Middletown are adept at handling a wide range of legal issues, including:

We also represent clients who are navigating the Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) process, as well as individuals who are considering filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. We are proud to be a family law firm, providing clients throughout the area with compassionate, individualized legal services and dedicated advocacy.

How to Find Our Middletown Office

Our Middletown office is located at 6 Valley Road in Middletown, Rhode Island. Our office is conveniently located for all of those in the Newport area, including those in nearby Portsmouth, Narragansett, Providence, and Fall River.

You can reach our office by using the following driving directions:

  • From the north: Take I-195 E toward New Bedford. From I-195 E, take Exit 8A for MA-24 S, follow the signs for Tiverton/Newport and continue onto MA-24 S. Follow MA-24 S across the state line and continue onto RI-24 S. From RI-24 S, merge onto RI-114 S/West Main Road. From RI-114 S/West Main Road, turn left onto Valley Road. Our office will be on your left.
  • From the east: Take I-195 W toward Providence. From I-195 W, take Exit 8A for MA-24 S. Follow the signs for Tiverton/Newport and merge onto MA-24 S. Cross the state line into Rhode Island and continue onto RI-24 S. Follow RI-24 S and continue onto RI-114 S/West Main Road. From RI-114 S/West Main Road, turn left onto Valley Road and you will see our office on your left.
  • From the south: Take US-1 N toward North Kingstown. From US-1 N, take the ramp to RI-138 E/Jamestown/Newport. Merge onto RI-138 E. Take the exit on the left toward Fall River/Cape Cod and merge onto RI-138/RI-138A/RI-238. Turn left onto Admiral Kalbfus Road and follow the signs for RI-138 E/RI-114. From Admiral Kalbfus Road, turn left onto West Main Road and then right onto Valley Road. Our office will be on your left.
  • From the west: From I-95 N, take Exit 8A to merge onto RI-2 S/Quaker Lane. Turn left onto RI-401 E and then turn right to merge onto RI-4 S toward RI-403/Narragansett/Quonset. Make a slight right onto US-1 S. Take the RI-138 E ramp to Jamestown/Newport and keep left to continue on RI-138 E. Take the exit on the left toward Fall River/Cape Cod. Merge onto RI-138. Turn left onto Admiral Kalbfus Road and turn left again onto West Main Road. Turn right onto Valley Road. Our office will be on your left.
  • If you are traveling via Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA), you can reach our office using the bus service. Both the bus stop at the intersection of West Main Road and Valley Road and the bus stop on Valley Road opposite the Knights of Columbus are less than a two-minute walk from our office.

If you are a victim of another party's negligence, learn how our Middletown personal injury attorneys can help you.

Call (888) 281-3100 to schedule a free initial consultation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • As members of the AAJ, we are committed to promoting a fair, effective justice system that allows for victims of misconduct or negligence to obtain the justice they deserve.
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  • Members of the Rhode Island Association for Justice follow the organization’s mission: Working together to ensure equality.
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  • The Rhode Island Bar Association has been working to uphold and protect federal and state laws since 1898, with an emphasis on maintaining a democratic government and honoring the justice system.
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  • Membership with the DC Bar provides us with access to legal research materials, professional service providers, and more that can be used for the benefit of our clients.
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  • Only 2.5% of attorneys in a given state are selected for inclusion on the Rising Stars® list. Members must be aged 40 or younger, or be in practice for 10 years or less.
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  • Distinguished® attorneys are peer-review rated and selected based on their honorable professional achievements.
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  • Our work with the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island is designed to provide information and services to survivors.
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  • As members of the Brain Injury Association of America, we are the voice of awareness, and we are here to help survivors.
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  • Southern New England Brain Injury Law Center
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  • This is a society of multidisciplinary brain injury professionals who come together to discuss issues concerning brain injury and bring the science behind brain injuries into practice.
    Society of Rhode Island Association Justice
  • Lawyers are initiated into the Melvin M. Belli society by invitation-only and are considered to be distinguished trial lawyers.
    Society of Rhode Island Association Justice
  • Car Accident Traumatic Brain Injury
    I would definitely recommend Karns & Kerrison to anyone who asked - they come through for you.

    - Patricia Feeley

  • Slipped on Greasy Floor
    I have no reservations whatsoever in recommending Karns & Kerrison.

    - Mike Carey

  • Rear End Collision
    Nothing but positive results from consultation, to filing the legal suit, handling of a major operation, to recovery and finalizing a generous settlement.

    - Larry Goldfarb

  • Horrible Car Accident
    They not only got me a fair settlement, they helped to get me well.

    - Nancy

  • Motor Vehicle Accident - Braga Bridge
    It was comforting to know I had someone watching out for me.

    - Jeanie Small

  • Pedestrian hit by Car
    I did not know where to turn when I realized I needed legal help but I am very happy that I found Karns & Kerrison.

    - Martin

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Schedule A Free Consultation

If you or your loved one suffered severe, life-altering injuries due to someone else’s negligence, we are here to help you fight for justice. For answers to your questions or to schedule a free consultation, contact our personal injury team at (888) 281-3100. We offer our legal services on a contingency fee basis, meaning you only pay attorneys’ fees after we have recovered compensation on your behalf.

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